Added on April 10th, 2020
Deaf COVID Road Runners are a group of deaf volunteers signed up to help any deaf older or isolated people affected by COVID-19 offering:
  • Communication support
  • Social media information in ISL
  • IT support
  • Shopping food
  • Meal delivery
  • Pharmacy pickup
  • Medical transport
  • Dog walking
  • Other

This is a nationwide service. If you are deaf and need assistance in your area, please contact Frankie Berry at 087 9400333

Download the poster here.

Added on April 24th, 2020

An Garda Síochána have released a video showcasing important support information for the Deaf Community.

One thing they are making people aware of is that the Emergency Call Answering Service ECAS provides an emergency text messaging service for registered users. Before you can use the 112 SMS service, you will need to register your mobile phone on

See more info here.